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Cheaper bus travel for over a million students in Karnataka


August 11th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Karnataka Saturday reduced annual bus pass rates for students by up to Rs. 200, a step which will benefit nearly 1.5 million students.The rates are being ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admissions to courses on Gandhi


June 25th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Graduate students wanting to study Mahatma Gandhi in post graduation can apply for admissions to three courses at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).The ... Read more...

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IGNOU starts admissions for information security courses


June 18th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started the admission process for post-graduate diploma and certificate courses in information security, a statement said Monday.Both ... Read more...

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Infosys has trained 100,000 graduates at Mysore campus


May 31st, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) IT bellwether Infosys has trained about 100,000 graduates in writing software codes and formulating algorithms at its global education centre in Mysore campus during the past ... Read more...

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Brazil seeks association with US in education, science


April 4th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's drive to establish a partnership with the US in the spheres of education, science, technology and innovation will be a key topic of President ... Read more...

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Facebook photo tells viewers about you


March 7th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Your photo on social networking sites tells viewers what they need to know to form an impression about you - no words are necessary, new ... Read more...

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Panel to probe AIIMS suicide


March 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Tuesday constituted a committee of senior faculty members to probe into the academic performance of an MBBS ... Read more...

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School bullies more likely to be into drugs


March 6th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Middle and high school bullies are more likely to be into cigarettes, drugs and alcohol than their victims and others."Our findings suggest that one deviant behaviour ... Read more...

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Emirates ruler grants $3.25 million


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) Ras Al Khaimah ruler Sheikh Saud in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) granted $3.25 million (Rs.16 crore) to the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research ... Read more...

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Psychologists turn spotlight on teamwork


December 18th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Psychologists have turned the spotlight on team work, which is often invoked to boost output, meet targets or deliver better healthcare and services. "We are developing ... Read more...

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California varsity woos Indian students


November 4th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The University of California - Irvine (UCI) has launched courses in engineering and biology in a bid to attract Indian students, a statement said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Work-related burnout affects good lecturers the most


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Conscientious academics are the most likely to suffer from work-related burnout, researchers say.Positive traits that can make lecturers more appealing teachers, such as openness, also make ... Read more...

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‘Kindle DX’ use by college students points to e-reader’s role in academia


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A study conducted to analyse use of Amazon Kindle DX in the course of reading by University of Washington graduate students provides the first long-term investigation of e-readers ... Read more...

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Viruses can boost solar-cell efficiency: MIT study


April 26th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): MIT researchers have enlisted tiny viruses to help assemble solar cells and make significant improvements in their power-conversion efficiency.Graduate students Xiangnan Dang and Hyunjung Yi - working with ... Read more...

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Solar power goes viral for peak efficiency


April 26th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Scientists are now taking the help of genetically modified (GM) virus to substantially improve solar-cell efficiency.In a solar cell, sunlight hits a light-harvesting material, causing it ... Read more...

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Is James Franco now going to teach at NYU?


March 30th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) James Franco has been handed a task by his former school. New York University has given the actor a chance to teach third-year class graduate students ... Read more...

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Telangana row affects foreign students in Osmania University


February 15th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (ANI): Students from different parts of the world studying in Andhra Pradesh's Osmania University are facing disrupted classes and exams due to the political situation in the state ... Read more...

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A wireless radio that is twice as fast


February 15th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Researchers, several of them of Indian origin, have developed the first wireless radio that can send and receive signals at the same time. This makes them twice as ... Read more...

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Haryana now has a library policy


December 1st, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) For the first time, a library policy has been formulated in Haryana for the proper management and organisation of the reading material among students, a senior official said ... Read more...

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Scientists discover planets around elderly binary star


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a planetary system consisting of at least two massive Jupiter-like planets orbiting the extremely close binary star system NN Serpentis.The discovery was made by ... Read more...

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White House yet to finalise Obama’s schedule for India


October 21st, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi Oct. 21 (ANI): The White House has said that it still in the process of finalizing President Barack Obama's schedule for his visit to Asia, including India.White House spokesman ... Read more...

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Gen. Stanley McChrystal, Sacked In July, Has A New Teaching Job Now


August 17th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Gen. Stanley McChrystal happened to be the commanding individual of the American military, who had recently vocalized his disparagement of certain bureaucrats associated with the ... Read more...

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Morning walk may curb risk of heart disease


August 11th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): A new study by scientists from University of Buffalo suggests that simple morning walk to school can reduce stress reactivity in children during the school day, curbing increases ... Read more...

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Here’s why we ape others’ talking style, speed and even accents


August 6th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Ever noticed how your friend suddenly starts copying your style of talking? It's unintentional and is bound to happen with those we talk frequently to - says a ... Read more...

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Chinese women open about sex and marriage


July 15th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Over half of women graduate students in China show a free and open attitude to sex and marriage and understand why other girls are forced to stay as ... Read more...

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University of Texas may change the dorm named after KKK member


July 12th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Texas, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) University officials at University of Texas said that they are considering changing the name of a dormitory that was named after a prominent Klu Klux Klan member ... Read more...

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Patients suffer as Sardarjung Hospital students continue strike


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Services in Sardarjung Hospital remained disrupted Wednesday as over 300 medical students and some junior doctors continued their hunger strike to demand "basic facilities" like water, ... Read more...

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Are omni-present faculty like Lord Krishna, asks apex court


May 29th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) In a scathing comment on teaching faculty in privately-run specialised institutions, the Supreme Court Friday wondered if they were incarnations of Lord Krishna as they simultaneously managed ... Read more...

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US cartoonist distances herself from Prophet cartoon row


May 21st, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Seattle-based cartoonist Molly Norris has distanced herself from the raging row over "Everybody Draw Mohammed Day!", saying: "I never created a facebook page for EDMD. A stranger ... Read more...

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Tension continues in Manipur


May 7th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, May 7 (IANS) The situation in Manipur continued to be volatile for the second day Friday after three students were killed and about 70 injured in clashes between security forces and ... Read more...

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Australia strengthens student visa guidelines


April 28th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Australia has further tightened its policy on student visas to ensure these are only given to "genuine" individuals. A press release of the Australian high commission Wednesday quoted ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new genes for cancer, other diseases in plants, yeast and worms


April 14th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): While studying the genomes of organisms as diverse as plants, worms and yeast, scientists at The University of Texas at Austin discovered new genes responsible for causing human ... Read more...

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World’s first in-depth study of malaria parasite genome completed


February 6th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): Researchers at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University's (NTU) School of Biological Sciences have completed the world's first in-depth study of the malaria parasite genome.The groundbreaking research could lead to ... Read more...

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“Bank Of Hollywood”: Charity-Cum-Game Show


December 16th, 2009 - 1:59 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri DeyDec. 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) E! has come up with the idea of a new show called "Bank of Hollywood". The show is based on the format as the "Million Dollar ... Read more...

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Students validate 1924 dinosaur findings of paleontologist


December 15th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 15 (IANS) Three paleontology graduate students blew the dust off an 85-year-old dinosaur find to discover that the original researcher had identified it right as an ankylosaur, Dyoplosaurus, and a ... Read more...

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